Rosario Lozada

Associate Professor of Legal Skills and Values


Education & CV

  • J.D., Notre Dame Law School, magna cum laude
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame, summa cum laude
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Professor Lozada joined the FIU College of Law faculty in 2012. Lozada teaches Legal Skills and Values and Professional Responsibility. She also serves as the faculty advisor to the Public Interest Network and the Mindfulness Association.

Lozada graduated magna cum laude from Notre Dame Law School, where she attended as a McCafferty Scholar. During her third year of law school, Lozada was awarded Notre Dame’s Distinguished Graduate Student Award for excellence in academics and service. Her legal career began with a federal judicial clerkship in service to the late Edward B. Davis, former Chief Judge of the Southern District of Florida. After completing her clerkship, Lozada was awarded a Skadden Arps Fellowship to represent low-wage immigrant workers in South Florida on issues ranging from wage and hour abuse to civil rights violations.

Lozada served as assistant general counsel for the University of Miami from 2002 through 2006 and was a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of College and University Law. Subsequently, Lozada joined the University of Miami School of Law faculty, where she taught courses in legal writing and higher education law. During her final two years at the School of Law, Lozada directed the Legal Communication and Research Skills program. As director, Lozada developed workshops and CLE seminars on persuasive writing, communication, and professionalism.

Lozada serves on the Executive Committee of the AALS Section on Balance in Legal Education, and she is an active member of the Association of Legal Writing Directors.

Born in Miraflores, Peru, Lozada is a native Spanish speaker.

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